Experts at a linkage event here today stressed for enhanced cultivation of mono-sex Tilapia fish through adopting the improved farming management technology for boosting fish production in rural areas.
Rehena Begum attended school until grade five, and as is the case for most of the rural girls of her time, was married in at early age. She lives in the village of Dinar, in the Char Koua union, Sadar upazila of Barisal district. Her husband has no permanent occupation and earns most of his income from petty jobs such as working in the brick fields. It was difficult to bear the expenses of a family of six with his meager earnings.
This book is a research output on fishing gears used in the beels from Sunamgan Haor areas under the initiative of the Community Based Resource Management Project (CBRMP) of LGED and WorldFish. It presents a collection of gears recorded in the CBRMP project area during monitoring conducted by WorldFish from 2008 to 2012. The book contains a total of 63 gears found in Sunamganj haor area.
In Bangladesh, almost half the population struggles with both poverty and hunger. Sustainably boosting the productivity of agriculture and aquaculture can increase incomes and provide better nutrition.
Bangladesh is a crowded nation where more than 150 million people live in an area smaller than the U.S. state of Washington. Poverty, malnutrition, and rural unemployment are daily challenges to food security. Declining access to fresh water, increasing salinity, and the impacts of climate change further magnify the need for sustainable food production.